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Program Manager, International Accreditation Ottawa

Health Standards Organization

Health Standards Organization Ottawa Canada

2 weeks ago

Program Manager, International Accreditation

Terms: Full-time Permanent (includes pension and benefits)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Location: Ottawa (1150 Cyrville Road)

Join HSO to build a “Safer Care and A Healthier World”. Let’s follow a mission together, where we “empower and enable people around the world to continuously improve quality of care.”. During this journey HSO lives by its values of trust, inclusion, collaboration, innovation and learning, every single day!

Health Standards Organization (HSO) is searching for an entrepreneurial and client service-minded professional who shares our passion for achieving quality health services for all. In Canada and around the world, we are building a bold and bright future for our enterprise and our clients.

As a Program Manager in the International Accreditation business unit, you will have the opportunity to work on a dynamic team to foster growth of accreditation and customized quality solutions to drive health... services worldwide. Specifically, this position advances market development initiatives including promotional strategies and deployment, conceptualizing project opportunities, creating proposals, and supporting contract delivery. You will be responsible, as a part of a team and independently, to foster lead generation for core programs and services as well as identify new international partnerships with business representatives, financial institutions, funding agencies, governmental organizations and other influencers to drive growth on a global scale. Finally, the Program Manager will implement and oversee consistent processes to track and manage these activities and quantify results.

If you’re right for this opportunity, you are ready to jump in! You have a winning attitude, you’re a natural connector, and you make a great first impression. We’re looking for someone who is passionate, dynamic, engaging, smart and strategic. You are also a self-starter and motivated by the challenge of doing things differently. The ability to lead with influence and persuasion is critical both internally as part of the team and with external stakeholders. In addition, having a full plate doesn’t intimidate, but rather motivates you. You are flexible and can adjust your course as needed. You have a winning attitude and love to learn from and collaborate with others. You thrive on beating deadlines and surpassing expectations.

Let’s break it down. Your responsibilities include:

Working in a fast-paced environment that requires quick thinking and quick turnaround of accurate, high-quality deliverables.

Building authentic and enduring relationships with existing international partnerships and ensuring contractual obligations are met.

Identifying new business development partners including international agencies and determining the best model of engagement based on market activity.

Developing a framework and process for prospecting activities, partnership management and other key initiatives which includes monitoring activities and financial obligations.

Developing proposals and contracts with attention to detail.

Managing sales channels including direct and partner-related to determine the best combination to maximize impact in a specific geographic area.

Overseeing key processes within the team including the contributions of other team members.

Making a great team even stronger. You won’t be in this alone. The International Accreditation team is our – and your – greatest asset. Our team is goldmine of talent and expertise to strengthen you in your role. Working in collaboration with HSO to input new methodologies. Contributing positively to the culture of our workplace by staying positive, engaged in the work you do and energized by the difference you’re making.

You have a unique history. Does it include the education and experience listed below?

University degree, preferably at the master's in Health Care Administration, International Relations, Business or a related field, or the equivalent in experience.

Minimum of 5+ years of progressive and varied experience in project management and business development within the field of healthcare, quality improvement, or related fields.

Minimum of 2 years overseeing a team as team lead or manager.

Minimum 3+ years of proposal writing experience including oversight of national or international contracts.

Bilingualism in English and one or more of the following French, Spanish or Italian. Additional languages are a definite asset.

Technical chops: MS Office, Dynamics GP, and Project management software.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience in effectively communicating with a wide variety of stakeholders.

You’ll stand out if…

Are available for occasional travel.

Tried and tested assessment, analytical, and critical-thinking skills.

You have your PMP Certification.

You have experience with the International Qmentum Program.
Clinical experience
an asset.

Have knowledge of the healthcare environment, locally or around the world!

Work is performed in a standard office environment with few disagreeable conditions. Job pressures may involve dealing directly with clients on-site, regular interruptions, competing concerns, and deadlines. The incumbent has limited control over the establishment of priorities.
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